Ulrich Schumacher

Dipl.-Ing. oec.

Research Associate

Phone +49 351 4679 203

Research Interests

Space-oriented quantitative methods, historical landscape analysis, development of traffic infrastructure (accessibility versus fragmentation), processing of hydrological geodata and cartographic presentation of the results of GIS modelling

Professional Experience

Research associate for applied geoinformatics and cartography (IOER) since 1992

Academic Training

Studies at Technical University of Merseburg (1974 - 1978, Mathematical methods and data processing in economics)

Graduate engineer (1978 Diploma)

Analyst for data processing (1978 - 1983, Technical University, Merseburg)

Research associate for mathematical methods and geographic information systems (1984 - 1991, Academy of Science, Leipzig)

Postgraduate studies at geographic institutes in Czechoslovakia (1988, Praha, Brno and Bratislava)


German Cartographic Society (DGfK)
Research group "Theory and quantitative methods in geography" of the German Association of Geography (DGfG)